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on the share of the whot vote that president obama won in the election. obama got 39% of the white vote but it's where that vote came from that tells us so much more. first a look at obama's share of the white vote in southern states. here is where the exit polls we took show a dramatic skewing of the numbers in states like mississippi and alabama. look at the numbers. president obama won only 10% in mississippi, 15% in alabama. in north carolina, a state that's growing more national, he got 31% of the white vote. in florida and virginia, which are very national states, all much closer to national average, he got 37%. you see as you go into the deep south, the old cotton south, it gets more difficult to get the white vote. as you get to the states that are becoming more diverse and more like the united states as a whole, you see the problem is not as bad as it was. you look at the midwestern states. here he overperformed the national average. in ohio the president got 41%. in michigan, 44%. minnesota and wisconsin he got 48%. iowa he got 51% of the majority in those states. those numbers show
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man who was the first member -- we want to make note of that. the reestablishment of the white house initiative by president obama was another accomplishment. president obama's cabinets has dr. steven chu. the very first asian-american -- as ambassador to the republic of china. we have a lot of accomplishments. it was not that accident, my friends. everyone of you know that you work hard. all these things are done on purpose. i want to let you know that we also can boast twice as many asian-americans on federal benches. those of us to understand the impact of the supreme court and what it can do or on june, we know that having asian-americans on the federal bench is a line up for appointments to the supreme court. thank you very much for this opportunity. i want to say that silicon valley is the birthplace of high-tech. silicon valley is the birthplace of norm. five minutes? thank you very much. [applause] >> thank you, congressmen. we would have extended the five minutes if we got a karaoke's song. >> this event would have not been possible by the financial contributions of our spon
and probably not the secretary of state. lou: president obama and acknowledging exactly that. the white house request. petraeus testimony creates a number of troubling questions. one, he knew immediately that he was a terrorist attack. just a few days later on the 14th of september before the intelligence committee. frankly, at least the statements and most members of that committee to examine with the white house line on an internet video, which the president himself has pointed to, disavowing that very message, that very talking point from the first 24 hours. >> clearly he has amended his statemt. the first statement, you know, said that he purportedly, written and sent from cia out al qaeda was suspected. the words were changed to extremists suspected or indications of extremists. lou: he amended his statement. who is the heat? >> patraeus appears to -- the senth from petraeus appears to be amended. what he did stay based on the news reporting is that the statement that was sent out, the riding said katie suspected. the change was indications of extremists. this goes to a larger narrative
december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. >>> the white house says president obama had a tense meeting with cambodia's prime minister this morning over human rights. the stop after emotional landmark visit to myanmar, now marching towards democracy. lisa stark reports. >> reporter: president obama became the first u.s. president to visit the country of myanmar in a quick stop over that included meetings with the president and a nobel peace prize winner who spent years under house arrest. thousands of burmese filled the streets as president obama joined by hillary clinton paid a personal call on suu kyi. -- at the university the president addressed critics who complained the u.s. has rushed too soon to avoid leaders here. the white house says the trip should not be viewed as a victory celebration but as an opportunity to press for urgent actions still needed there, especially freeing political prisoners and ending ethic tension. >> the president: you need to reach for a future where national security is strengthed by a military that serves uncivilians. >> reporter: it wa
to get answers. you only have until december 7th to enroll. >>> the white house says president obama had a tense meeting with cambodia's prime minister this morning over human rights. the stop after emotional landmark visit to myanmar, now marching towards democracy. lisa stark reports. >> reporter: president obama became the first u.s. president to visit the country of myanmar in a quick stop over that included meetings with the president and a nobel peace prize winner who spent years under house arrest. thousands of burmese filled the streets as president obama joined by hillary clinton paid a personal call on suu kyi. -- at the university the president addressed critics who complained the u.s. has rushed too soon to avoid leaders here. the white house says the trip should not be viewed as a victory celebration but as an opportunity to press for urgent actions still needed there, especially freeing political prisoners and ending ethic tension. >> the president: you need to reach for a future where national security is strengthed by a military that serves uncivilians. >> reporter: it wa
in these talks. tamron. >> we got information in from the white house that following his dinner tonight, president barack obama called president morsi of egypt. he spoke with the israeli prime minister netanyahu of israel getting an update on the situation as it stands in more detail from the white house indicating president obama called morsi. the two leaders discussed wayed to de-escalate the situation in gaza, and the president underscored the necessity of hamas ending fire into israel. that's the latest information. thank you. as i mentioned, more than 100 rockets have been fired from gaza into southern israel. you heard ayman refer to that happening today alone. many rockets fired into israel have been intercepted by the country's missile defense system. it is known as the iron dome. nbc news correspondent stephanie gosk joins me from tel aviv. this missile defense that we talk so much about, stephanie, is significant in many ways. it kept down the loss of life, which certainly would have escalated this crisis far faster than what we're seeing. >> reporter: yeah. it gives them some
majority in the senate. there is certainly some onus on president obama, the white house and senate majority leader harry reid to show that the democratic party can govern in a moment of great fiscal crisis. so i think there's a tremendous amount of pressure to go around here. while the conventional wisdom is that the president is in the driver's seat, i think that there's plenty of leverage to be had on capitol hill. jon: and republicans are not likely going to want to give a whole lot on tax increases. >> there's no doubt. and that's why you sort of look for that line in the sand and whether or not it's going to be drawn on capitol hill. it's not too early to think about 2014 for senators who may be up for re-election in 2014 and even for members of the house. it's never too early in washington to think about your next election, so i don't think there's any doubt that members of both parties are going to potentially be looking over their shoulder at potential primary challenges depending on which way they go here. so the political implications are always there. jon: yeah. and sinc
received a special award about an hour ago at the white house. first lady, michelle obama, presented them with a national arts and humanities youth program award. the nonprofit was chosen from a pool of 350 organizations. youth radio teaches students nationwide about media, careers, leadership and team work. >>> president obama is making history today by becoming the first u.s. president to set foot in cambodia. he and secretary of state, hillary clinton, are attending an east asia summit. this is the final leg of a four- day trip which also included a first-ever bit of to burma. he praised the country's progress towards die mockcy but urged further reform. >> the flickers of progress that we've seen must not be extend gived. they must be strengthened and become a shining north star for all of this nation's people. >> the president also met with democratic freedom activist, aung san suu kyii, who spent 15 years under house arrest. >>> at this hour, hundreds of families in san jose are receiving much-needed help for the holidays. janine de la vega live in san jose where a holiday foot give
, worked on capitol hill and worked for obama's being the person the white house and was supposed to draft statements if they killed bin laden what they would say if they failed there was seriously bady bad possibilities that had to be worked through and thought about in advance. that was an interesting story line. michael morrell is interesting he went from president bush's brief per one 9/11 two rising to become chief of analysis that the cia during the bush term. he will tell you he was one of those ultimately responsible to deliver the opinion said don hussain was delivering -- harboring weapons of mass destruction and understands that was one of the biggest intelligence failures and takes responsibility. it haunts him to this day and he took responsibility for assessing intelligence if it was bin laden. some of the president and to get estimates of likelihood all over the map with cia analyst telling him weird 95% sure and the deputy director says 60%. and list from the center from 20% through 40% how do account for that? why is there such a wide variety loved all of certainty? morale
program will be at the white house accepting a very special award. first lady, michelle obama, will present the national arts and humanities youth program award to oakland's youth radio. it's a nonprofit oh, selected from a pool of 350 organizations. youth radio teaches of hundreds of kids nationwide how to produce radio segments and they also learn a whole lot about teamwork as well. congratulations to them. >> yeah, very exciting. >>> it's mup on 7:-- it's coming up on 7:55. let's check in with sal. any problems? >> well, let's look at 880 northbound. that looks holiday lie. it's moving along very nicely. when you get to the toll plaza, there is a backup there at the toll plaza, although it is getting better. it's backed up just beyond the 880 overcrossing. about a 15, 20-minute delay. if you are driving in marin county, the traffic is -- the traffic there looks okay. i want to moisture out to contra costa county -- i want to move out to contra costa county. it's been good in bay point, 680 slowing from pleasant to walnut creek. >>> there is a dividing line between mostly cl
. the white house a president obama stressed the need to end, record fire. the israel is recorded 42 missile hits today alone. one hundred targets were attacked in gaza today. new york city department of buildings reportedly citing homeowners of homes in breezy point of a queens, after super storm cindy ravitch that area. one violation was figured to maintain the building. let's take a look at this video. capturing the immediate aftermath of that black oil rig explosion friday. authorities are expanding their search for the body of the last missing worker. a search and rescue dog is being routed today. those are your headlines. back to tracy. tracy: thank you very much. the republican party is doing some soul-searching in the wake of their recent losses at the polls. a big issue is the latino vote. our very own peter barnes is here with the very latest on that. peter: 12 million more latinos turned out to vote in 2012. over 2008 most of them voted for president obama who supports comprehensive reform. the latino vote has tanked since it peaked in 2004. president bush who supported reform ran
. obama pledged that the u.s. will be friends with any nation that respects its people's rights and international law. nbc political director and chief white house reporter chuck todd has been traveling with the president. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. president obama is the first president to ever visit myanmar. i can tell you it's been a whirlwind day here for the president. the president got here, greeted by throngs of people of this country at times getting very close actually to the motorcade. the first thing he did after he met with the president is he went to nobel peace prize winner aung san suu kyi, who of course is the big democracy activist here in myanmar. the president was here and made the case why myanmar needs to continue its democratic reform and also told the story of the evolution of american democracy hoping it would serve as a model. here's a little bit of that speech. >> i stand before you today, the president of the most powerful nation on earth, but recognizing that once the color of my skin would have denied me the righ
-fire between israel and hamas. and so president obama doing all of this while he is making this historic visit to outeast asia. thomas. >> and thank you, kristen welker, abc white house news correspondent. >>> and hundreds of sandy victims found out they will never be able to go back home and hundreds are waiting for the final word. americans are always ready to work hard for a better future. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions of americans over the centuries. the strength of a global financial leader. the heart of a one-to-one relationship. together for your future. ♪ a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get
'd like to bring in our white house correspondent who is traveling with president obama. many people around the world know myanmar has burma. there's been some criticism of this trip by president obama as he's being too much too soon. >> reporter: that's right. there's only one visit that a president has to give in terms of the first visit and many people, there are critics who felt this was too much, too soon. you had the secretary of state who came here at the end of last year and then there was the u.s. ambassador who was reenstated. many felt that was far enough especially since the fact you have some rights issues here. there's still violence in this country. there's still a level corruption. the criticism is you need to give this process some time. the president has talked about we're in the first steps of a long term process to democracy. you need to give it more time to find out if it's a real pathway to the future or not before rewarding it with a presidential visit. >> what has the administration's response been to all of this criticism? >> reporter: they feel this is an im
. and that was the word counsel was changed to mission. that's the only change that anyone in the white house made. and i have checked this out. >> republicans are accusing the obama administration of a cover-up and want ambassador rice to testify before congress. >> it's going to be one tough confirmation hearing. all right coming up, president obama on his way to cambodia right now. after an historic stop in myanmar earlier today. so, did the president accomplish what he set out to do there? our dan lothian is traveling with the president. we will check in with him live next. it's swanson flavor boost. concentrated broth to add delicious flavor to your skillet dish in just one stir. mmm! [ female announcer ] cook, meet compliments. get recipes at flavorboost.com. who have used androgel 1%, there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testosterone levels, and... is concentrated, so you could use less gel. and with androgel 1.62%, you can save o
holder knew about the affair months ago. the white house saying that president obama was not informed until november 8th. >> questions c cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. he's, he's on my back about providing for his little girl. hey don't worry. e-trade's got a killer investing dashboard. everything is on one page. i'm watching you. oh yeah? well i'm watching you, watching him. [ male announcer ] try the e-trade 360 investing dashboard. . >>> former cia drirector genera david petraeus has hired top washington lawyer robert barnett as the investigation continues into his career-ending affair. the scandal is revealed lavish details about the lifestyle of a four-star general. a 28-member police escort for instance and executive jets and palatial homes and gourmet chefs and security guards to carry are the bags and press the unifors.s and now the author of the book "the generals" said that being a four-star commander in a combat theatre is like being in a combination of bill gates and j jay-z. i am joined by colonel mark jacobs
cambodia. here's video we brought in about 45 minutes ago. of president obama arying for the east asia summit. while it is all smiles on stage white house officials say it was a tense meeting for the president with the cambodian prime minister. president obama spent most of the meeting highlighting the need for free and fair elections and the release of political prisoners. in myanmar president obama met with aung san suu kyi who led the struggle against military rule and is now a government leader. president obama encouraged continuing democratic reforms. >> reforms launched from the top of society must meet the aspirations of citizens who form its foundation. >> reporter: president obama was also in bangkok, thailand where he and is secretary of state hillary clinton visited a buddhist temple. while he was there president obama asked for prayers to help with the budget challenges back here at home. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> paula broadwell is telling friends she is devastated by the fallout from her affair with former cia director davi
while president obama continues a tour of southeast asia the white house cannot ignore the northeast. nicolas kristof joins us next on "now." [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> i've come to keep my promise and extend the hand of friendship. america now has an ambassador in rangoon, sanctions have been eased, and we will help rebuild an economy that can offer opportunity for its people and serve as an engine of growth for the world. but, this remarkable journey has just begun. and has much further to go. the flickers of progress that we have seen must not be extinguished, they must be strengthened, they must become a shining north star for all this nation's people. >> that was president obama earlier today during his landmark trip to burma. the country also known as myanmar had been all but a
:51. the city of oakland in the spotlight today at the white house. the youth program that first lady michelle obama herself will single out for praise. >>> don't forget you can get ktvu news to do. click the live icon. you can watch all of our newscasts on your smart phone. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >>> good morning. mostly cloudy skies. any rain will be way to the north today. we'll have to wait until tomorrow night. more on that coming up later. >>> time now 5:55. later today federal investigators will question the driver of a parade float carrying military veterans that was involved in a deadly crash with a train. four milit
the meeting the leaders had at the white house with president obama last week, both sides came out and said we have to get something done. i am optimistic. there's a lot of tough issues that have to be worked out but i think they can do it. >> mark, all joking aside, are you as optimistic? i read between the lines and you see speaker boehner clearly wants a deal and, perhaps, has more leverage now with the house republican caucus, but once you get down to the actual negotiations, there are some very tough issues here, a reason this has not been resolved in previous summits. >> that's right but i am optimistic there was a clear mandate, the mandate was for solving our problems. i'm encouraged at no labels.org, an organization that has about 600,000 people, is putting together a group of 40 members of congress evenly split between democrats and republicans who are agreeing to come together as a problem solver's caucus, that the leadership can go to and cut deals on these important problems like the fiscal cliff, education. we have members of congress that recognize that people want them to be pr
white house official to visit new jersey since sandy. president obama visited friday. new jersey and new york were hit the hardest by hurricane sandy. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in myanmar a short time ago also known as burma. mr. obama says this trip is not an endorsement of the government there but an acknowledgement of the process the country has made moving towards democracy after decades of military rule. he will speak later to university students. >>> the bay area marks a grim anniversary today. on november 18th, 1978 four were killed at the jones people's temple in guyana. the killings were followed by a mass murder and suicide by 912 temple members. today as they have every year since the tragedy, family members of the victims attended a memorial service in oakland. as we'll mary, they were there not only to remember -- hear, they were there not only to remember but to protest. ♪ the heartache they bring ♪ >> reporter: this memorial service started with the covering of a memorial in this oakland cemetery, something this family calls th
's the only change that anyone in the white house made. and i have checked this out. >> some influential republicans are accusing the obama administration of a cover-up and want ambassador rice to testify before congress. >>> tea party favorite allen west may not be returning to the house of representatives. latest recount in florida shows west trailing his democratic challenger, patrick murphy by almost 2,000 votes. unofficial numbers posted just yesterday evening give murphy 166,257 votes to 164,353 for west. >> but who's counting. during the recount, actually, murphy's lead grew. so things are looking worse by the day for allen west. >>> justin bieber sweeps, he took the honors last night at the american music awards winning the artist of the year award with long with two other trophies. bieber also had a message for his detractors. >> first of all i want to say, i want to say, this is for all the haters who thought that, you know, that maybe i was just here for one or two years. i feel like i'm going to be here for a very long time. >> take that haters. meanwhile, the vanilla ice rig
: the businesses are responding well. >>> well, very special honor at the white house tomorrow for an east bay youth program. arts and humanity award from first lady, michelle obama. youth radio teaches them about important issues in society. >>> hope for the holidays. what an astronaut did today that has never been done before by a woman. >> we have more rain in the forecast. good evening. i will pinpoint the day to expect the raindrops as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. so she sees her allergist who has a receptionist susan, who sees that she's due for a mammogram. mary has one that day. that's when she finds out she has a tumor. she has a successful surgery and because her health provider has an amazing connected system, she has her life. i don't know what you have but i have kaiser permanente. kaiser permanente. back home tonight after four months in orbit. sunita williams handed over the cod of the international space station before undocking in >>> back home after four months in orbit. williams handed over the command of the space station before undocking in their spacecra
changed to some extent. but there is a reason why the justice department doesn't talk to the white house about ongoing active investigations. i think that president obama ought to direct the attorney general to obviously review those and report to him about whether they could be improved. but there are very good reasons why the justice department doesn't talk to the white house about investigations. >> congressman, i haven't heard from you so far this morning. weigh in on what you've heard so far. >> i think it's interesting to see the justice department may not have talked to the president, but they had a duty to talk to the intelligence committees. and they didn't. if you remember last week, i think dianne feinstein was very upset because nobody talked to her. and i think dianne feinstein is actually going to be the key to finding out what's happening here, because she's not happy. she is trying to defend the administration right now, but she's not happy that as a committee chairman nobody talked to her about this investigation. i want to get back to ambassador rice for a second, thoug
the first visit by a sitting u.s. president, mr. obama pledged that the u.s. will be friends with any nation that respects its people's rights and international law. nbc political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd is traveling with the president. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. the president was only here on the ground for 12 hours, the first american president to visit myanmar, the country formerly known as burma. he was greeted by a sea of locals. some of it was spontaneous, some very organized. school-aged children in school uniforms waved the american flag and the myanmar flag. the president met with the official leadership here, played tourist, visiting a famous buddhist attraction here, a 2,000-year-old temple. he also went to aung san suu kyi's house, democracy activist who was under house arrest here in this country for years. the president went to her house, had a few words with her. but the centerpiece of his visit was a speech at yangon university where he laid out the case for why he's here, why he thinks myanmar can still be
jason sudeikis is going to be joining us later. it was just one week ago tonight that barack obama won reelection to the presidency ending a heated political campaign and hopefully setting the stage for the healing that this country so desperately needs. >> the white house has received online petitions from not so proud americans in 20 states who would like to secede from the union. (laughter) wait! i'm not sure exactly which 20 states those are or which people in those 20 state bus i think i can best express how i feel about these states and people in the word of the great william wonka. >> (flatly) stop, don't, come back. (cheers and applause) >> jon: at least now i'm beginning to understand why southern states were so hesitant to get rid of the confederate flag. it's like keeping your fat pants after you lose some weight. (laughter) you're happy for now with the new you but pretty soon you're going to need those fat pants again. there's pizza in staten island and -- i'm not surprised. we were warned reelect that obama would have dire consequences for our union, for our standing in t
. oakland-based "youth radio"l receive the national arts ad >>> a very special honor at the white house for an east bay youth program. oakland based youth radio will receive the national arts and youth program award from first lady michelle obama. it teaches students about the media and important issues in society. >>> another big step tomorrow for the warriors plans to build a 17,000 seat arena on the san francisco waterfront. we report in today's chronicle two powerful labor unions are expected to join forces and urge the board of supervisors to approve the deal. the project will create thousands of construction jobs. >>> san francisco's first emergency shelter is open tonight to provide shelter and warmth to the homeless. -- it will offer shelter for a few weeks. >>> two nfl players, with roots in oakland, handed out turkeys in their community today. this is the 6th year seattle seahawks, lynch and former 49er, josh johnson teamed up for the give away. not only did needy families get a turkey but a letter from both of them. [music] >>> music lovers absolute their favorites. who walke
in china. >> president obama continues to press his case for avoiding the fiscal cliff in january. the white house says he spoke with several more ceos this weekend including jamie dimon, warren buffett and tim cook. the president met with top u.s. lawmakers to begin wunl h. budget talk. both sides are saying they're confident they can reach a deficit cutting deal. >> every member of our caucus appreciates that this fiscal cli sis is ever closer. and that's doctor we need to negotiate through the process and make sure we come up with a real solution that will actually solve the problem. >> what i hear is a perceptible change of rhetoric and an invitation to say what we can do for this country. >> senator durbin says republicans appear more willing to try to reach a did deal this tile around compared to previous budget talks. do you think that's the case, michael? >> yes, i do. i think the republicans are caught between a rock and a hard place. the people of the united states have given obama a mandate to see through his agenda and his programs. he's got a lot of know men ten and t
was not formally a consulate. the only edit made by the white house was the edit about how to refer to the facility. friday, president obama met with congressional leaders to begin talks in hopes of making a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff the end of the year when a combination of 1.6 billion dollars in tax increases as well as schedule spending cuts would send our economy over the edge into a recession. can they strike a deal before it is too late? joining me house budget committee member, reid ribble. talks started friday, what needs to happen if we are going to be able to avoid this fiscal cliff? >> a couple of things have to happen. our founders set up a system of government that required us to find consensus. they said if you find consensus on something do those things, if you don't, don't do those things. this requires some form of consensus. there's talk about revenue it has to be on the table. the american people need to know revenue is the smaller element of it. if our revenues today are about the same as what they were in 2006, and yet spending is over a trillion a year more. so it is clea
luzader is live with us with more on that. >> staff change coming up from the white house in the president's second term. this controversy could throw a refrn in the works -- wrench in the works. president obama in burma but it may be a farewell tour for secretary of state hillary clinton. he is the odds on favorite to replace her for the united nations susan rice. he is preparing to block her because in the wake of the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya she misled the nation they say playing down the al qaeda for the attack. over the weekend a debate about where her talking points came from. he knew from the get go this was a terrorist attack. >> i don't know what the democrats and white house are trying to hide. neither what any of them are saying general petraeus and grap said the intelligence community and the entirety signed off on talking points. they went to the administration and when they came back key languages were changed. >> susan rice changed the talking points provided by the intelligence community. >> susan rice would have to be confirmed by the senate. democrats still h
18 months later a historic peace treaty was signed on the white house lawn. >>> the fallout over mitt romney's comments on president obama's so-called gifts to minority voters continued with republ republican after republican hitting their nominee on the sunday show circuit as the parties try to recalibrate on this year's disastrous elected. let's bring in our monday final, beth reinhardt, tracy seppel, and contributor and former communications direct or to senator rick santorum, robert trainham. let's talk twinkies. just kidding. i just have that on my mind. i want to talk about the party, beth, and you spent a long time before coming to washington in florida. let's talk about marco rubio's role. we'll talk about bobby jindal but marco rubio just happened to go to iowa. what a great guy. this is someone who has national aspirations clearly. from your close read on him, is he someone who can make that leap? he went from the state legislature to the u.s. senate seamlessly. going from senate to presidential candidate is another. does he have it in him? >> if you watch marco rubio speak,
is the white house. we will monitor it from over there from those in turkey and beyond. >> president obama today in burma said the isolated nation can she the power of a new going to the world. thousands arrived the streets for the arrival, a public gathering once unheard of in burma, and it has been moving to decream after military rule and repression that kept it closed off from the rest of the world and until now no citying american president has ever stepped got in burma. wendell is now in cambodia, wendell, human rights at visit say the visit to burma came too soon. >>reporter: the white house is sensitive about that. the president aides are saying the stop was not a victory celebration or an attempt to welcome burma to the community of democratic nations but, rather, an encouragement for the country to keep going down the road for democracy that the president says could go on for quite a while. in a meeting with burma's president he referred to the country as the new name of burma, but the united states calls the company burma but the courtesy of calling it by its new name is a messa
to a near halt during his visit. meanwhile, unlike burma, the white house made clear that president obama is only in cambodia to attend east asia summit and said the visit should not be seen as an endorsement of the prime minister and the government he has led since the 1980's. in the middle east, the palestinian civilian death toll rose today as easterly aircraft struck densely populated areas in the gaza. the overnight airstrike on two houses belonging to an extended clan killed two children and two adults and injured 42 people, according to a gazan official. it attacked a militant, the single deadliest day in the conflict. the marine corps is forming the first squadron of pilots to fly the next-generation strike fighter jets. this, months after lawmakers raised concerns there was a rush to end the testing of the aircraft hit with technical problems. so far, to give veteran pilots have been trained to fly the jets. the first members of the squadron that will debut at a ceremony tomorrow at the marine corps air station in yuma, arizona. it would replace cold war era aircraft such as the
president obama is making a tour of south east asia. a few hours ago he landed in cambodia, marking the first time the president has ever visited that country. white house aides say the president will raise human-rights concerns in his meeting with leaders hun sen. the president also be attending the east asian summit that conference starts today. >> allow president bestpresident obama stripped to the country is the first by a sitting u.s. president and marks in chapter between the two countries. >> today i have come to keep my promise and extend the hand of friendship. america now has an ambassador in rangoon. sanctions have been east and we will offer an opportunity that serves people in growth for the world. >> the president said the flickers of progress cannot be extinguished he's looking for to breaching more ties. >> first let's go and have a live look at a best buy for shoppers are kept out to cograbbed black friday deals. monday morning there already lined up for black friday. we will be back with more. we are back. this morning call brought well is telling friends that she
, let's go to political, chief white house correspondent michael len is here with the morning playbook. mike, i guess -- >> good morning. >> good morning, mika. >> happy monday. the obama campaign used online data to their advantage during the election. now the race is over, are they still -- mika, this is amazing. they're going even further. yesterday the president's campaign manager jim macina blasted out an e-mail to tens of millions of people on their list asking for more data. they're going to continue to work this muscle, build this database, asking their supporter, volunteer what's they would like to do for the obama organization, they call it, in the future. how many hours would you be willing to volunteer in your community for the obama organization. so they're asking for suggestions of what they should do next. help local candidates run, help local issues. and they also ask such porters, would you like to run for office, what would you like to do in the future? so they're being very forward looking, looking beyond presidential politics to make this the premier database of dem
will be honored at the white house. oakland-based youth radio teaches students about the medium and important issues in our society and will receive an honor from the first lady michelle obama. >>> they say it's the best thanksgiving ever. >> a mother and son together for the first time. they celebrated thanksgiving at mission harvest in san jose. the woman recently told her daughter a secret she had a son in iowa 63 years ago and give him up for adoption. >> i said mom, you want to see him? of course i wanted to see him. i waited all this time. >> i told mom, i'm coming out to see you. >> the two were connected after an internet search helped the mother find her son in illinois and they talked on the phone for hours before finally meeting in person. >> amazing the similarities. you know? it's like -- >> nice for both to connect. >>> time is 4:52. weekend movies. >> plus music lovers salute their favorites who walk away a winner at the ama coming up. >> and missing for three days inside a giant statue. how firefighters finally found a kitten trapped in a tight spot. ,,,,,,,,,,,, before cold
under 3.90. it's $3.73 in san jose. and 3.77 in oakland. >>> very special honor at the white house this morning for an east bay youth program. oakland-based youth radio will receive the national arts and humanities youth program award from the first lady michelle obama today. it teaches students about the medium and important issues in society. >>> american music awards paid tribute to a tv and pop music icon last night. ♪ [ music ] >> dick clark was remembered in a musical tribute by stevie wonder. justin bieber dominated the awards. he won the show's top honor artist of the year as well as favorite pop-rock album for "i believe" and best male artist. ♪ [ music ] >> takes me back. the performance everyone is talking about is surprise guest mc guest joining the korean sensation. >> i used to own a pair of those pants. ♪ [ music ] >> pair of shoes, man. >> what color? >> uhm, a few colors. >>> turns out there is something that impresses u.s. olympic gymnast michaela barone meeting the president. the white house released this photo taken thursday. she won the individual silver
government who are responsible for this, somebody took it out. when it went to the white house talking points that did not have al-qaeda in there,be or the terrorist organization. somebody was looking to defend obama before the election. i understand that. i don't know who that was. but that doesn't make susan rice any different. she was given talking points and she knew nothing different about that. >> andrea: bob, just admitted that somebody omitted the term "al-qaeda" to help barack obama before the election? >> bob: part of that is al-qaeda doesn't exist. it's a ridiculous -- >> andrea: save that clip. i think we need to use it over and over again. it was political appointees who took it out. we knew that. it wouldn't be a good storyline if somehow before an election on 9/11 country was attacked. it's not just that. it's not just what they should be finding out about, who pushed the video. buff find out why the embassy or the consulate was not secured when it had had been attacked twice before and the british embassy had been attacked and they requested more security green green berets an
the fiscal cliff that is in front of us today. >> chris: president obama and speaker boehner sounding upbeat about prospects to cut a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. after the panel and congressional leaders met at the white house, rhetoric was reassuring. the question is: is it real? do you get a sense, bob, this is the subject of your new book, that they do see or beginning to see a path to compromise or are they trying to reassure the nervous consumers before the christmas holidays? nervous investors because the stock market has gone down 1,000 points. >> symp nervous about this. the next six weeks could be the six weeks that shook the united states if they don't fix this. there is clearly a new move. the way they will this is hostage otherwise, republicans are determined not to let the tax rate goes up. the president is determined or is determined to get more revenue. and it's possible to do this. and the president is going along with some idea of entitlement reform that we are going to actually cut spending. this is really -- they are going to have to -- they are lagerhead on the tax is
of everything, people of contract for instance to obama he doesn't come out well on these contrasts when you talk about the way that johnson managed congress. he was constantly on the phone, constantly in the white house aware of every single committee room and really on top of things and clearly he wanted to get these done. people used to think that johnson was this kind of characteristically mild and a boisterous and a conservative component of civil rights, but i want guarantees background but by 1965 he was a strong liberal and could do good things and he wasn't getting them done. >> host: so much of what has happened in american society i should say during the late 20th century with -- you go through the protest was it socialists or just the liberal protests every demand would be prefaced at some point with the wealthiest country in the world. how could this be in the wealthiest country in the world and as understand that period of history it seems to be a throwaway line. but yet even the wood was a cliche it was one of the most truthful statements in the period that everyone believed a
that country. that even a year and a half, two years ago nobody foresaw. >> reporter: now, president obama is expected to draw parallels between the struggles that african-americans face in the united states and ongoing struggles in this country. in excerpts from prepared remarks that the white house released just a short time ago, the president expected to say, quote, i stand before you today as president of the most powerful nation on earth, with a heritage that would have once denied me the right to vote. so i believe deeply that this country can transcend. its differences. don? >> dan, as we are looking again, as you are up here, with looking at air force one at the airport in myanmar. they are getting the steps in order so the president can deplane there. i'll ask ask you a couple questions as we watch this. does the administration see a real change in myanmar's government in recent years or is this wishful thinking? >> well, look, there clearly is change here. they do see change. but it's not, as they call it, they're not coming here to celebrate how far they have come on this road t
the administration line on heated election that al-qaeda is on the heels that obama repeated at every stop in the campaign. dianne feinstein, a democrat, said we have to get the answer to that. the answer is somewhere. it could be the white house. it would be damaging. that is a real achieve in the the investigation. >> shannon: a.b., do you think the ambassador rice will testify about this? i don't know if it will successfully come to pass but the pressure is on her. the pressure is on hillary clinton as well. many people. >> shannon: she agreed to testify at some point. >> i want to say two things. one, the whole line tha at the , what was revealed about the scrubbing of the talking points. any suspicion that al-qaeda is responsible for the things. if we did this for the underwear bomber or anybody else, there would be routine person that was a scrubber and we'd know who they were by now. pushed the video. pushed the video. so whether it's charles' reason, that felt pressure because the personal life on the line and didn't lose the job. he changed his story. his story on friday was a new
with beautiful girls, great adventure, the old hero story, the white knight. >> we just heard the presidential election here. did you take much interest in that? >> an election, really? well, of course, we are always curious. >> you a fan of barack obama? >> i'm not going to answer anything political. >> really? >> because i work with unicef and you're not allowed with the united nations. >> i think whatever you think of obama domestically in america, and obviously the opinion is divided and that half the country nearly in the popular vote didn't vote for him, but i think abroad obama has restored a lot of america's reputation. that's the sense i get. do you feel that when you travel the world? >> yes, i think that he, like reagan, makes an american proud to be an american. >> i totally agree. if i could give you five minutes back of your entire life, and it can't involve marriage or children to relive, the greatest moment your life, what would you choose? >> i suppose being with my parents when i did something that was worthwhile. >> getting their love and respect? >> yes. >> what do you thin
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